Jasmin Staiblin withdraws her candidacy for election to the Board of Directors

Jasmin Staiblin withdraws her candidacy for election to the Board of Directors

Jasmin Staiblin withdraws her candidacy for election to the Board of Directors

The FINANCIAL -- Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced on March 26 that Jasmin Staiblin has informed its Board of Directors that she has withdrawn her candidacy for election to the Board.

Ms. Staiblin, Chief Executive Officer of Alpiq, informed the Board of her decision. She cited the timing of the Zurich appointment as conflicting with her current portfolio of duties, and expressed disappointment in not being able to join the Zurich Board at this time, according to Zurich.

Subject to the re-election and election of the members of the Board by the shareholders at Zurich’s Annual General Meeting on April 4, 2018, the Board of Directors of Zurich will consist of the following members:

Michel Liès, Chairman
Joan Amble
Catherine Bessant
Dame Alison Carnwath
Christoph Franz
Jeffrey Hayman
Monica Mächler
Kishore Mahbubani
David Nish